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10/6/2015 6:05:22 PM
Area Congressman Tom Reed is not announcing a preference in the race for House Speaker. During a conference call with area media, including WDOE News, Reed says he doesn't have one person in mind... [audio:10061550336-TomReedhasnotannouncedpreference.mp3]Tom Reed: has not announced preference[/audio] The Corning Republican is looking for a candidate that will unite the conference and the House. more
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2015-10-06 05:58
Forestville Central School students arrived home later than expected Tuesday after one of the school's bus drivers was in medical distress. According to an official at the school, all students were held at the elementary school at the end of the school day while Mercyflight responded to take care of the bus driver. Students took their normal routes home after Mercyflight left the area. more
2015-10-06 05:54
The most recent STOP-DWI crackdown effort in Chautauqua County resulted in nearly 1,000 traffic stops. According to Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace, the enforcement effort that ran from August 21st to September 7th led to 11 arrests for DWI, plus more than 900 other vehicle stops, arrests, and summonses. Law enforcement agencies, including the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, State Police, more
2015-10-06 01:01
WDOE is celebrating a milestone today...Dan Palmer is marking his 40th year of broadcasting at his hometown radio station.  Dan has been doing the morning show, sports play by play for area teams, Sports Director and advertising sales representative over the last four decades. Today has been proclaimed "Dan Palmer Day" in the city of Dunkirk, the village of Fredonia and in Chautauqua County.& more
2015-10-06 11:08
The Village of Forestville's drinking water is safe.  That's according to a detailed report that the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services has received from the New York State Health Department.  The State Health Department performed the independent and comprehensive review after residents questioned the safety of the of village's water supply.  The village more
2015-10-06 07:57
The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is sponsoring a free opioid overdose response training this Wednesday, October 7 at 6 pm in the Brocton Central School’s cafeteria at 138 West Main St. in Brocton.  The class is open to the public and will provide training to community members who wish to learn to respond to an opioid overdose by administering naloxone, also more
2015-10-06 07:51
The push continues to form a North County Water District and during a special meeting of the Dunkirk Common Council, a presentation on the project and the proposed inter-municipal water purchase/supply agreement was given late Monday.  Several community members and officials from a number of surrounding local governments involved in the project attended the meeting.  County Executive more
2015-10-06 06:59
A Lawtons man is facing charges after he allegedly entered a residence on Burgess Street in Silver Creek without permission and committed a crime of criminal tampering.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested 33-year-old Jack Warrior Jr. last night, charging him with burglary 2nd and criminal tampering in the 3rd degree.  Warrior was arraigned in Hanover Town Court and more
2015-10-05 01:20
Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced nearly $710,000 in state grants to 51 police departments and sheriffs’ offices across the state for the purchase of electronic fingerprinting equipment and some of that money will be going to Chautauqua County.  The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office will receive nearly $44,000 for two devices for that agency and one each for the Fredonia, Ellicott, more
2015-10-05 01:09
It may be a couple of more days before demolition work can get underway on a portion of the Coburn Block that collapsed last Wednesday on Central Avenue in downtown Dunkirk.  Mayor AJ Dolce says Chautauqua County Rural Ministry, which owns the building at 123 Central Avenue is currently making arrangements with a contractor. He says once a contract is worked out, the pace will pick up. [ more
2015-10-05 10:19
A 19-year-old Forestville man is facing grand larceny 3rd and criminal mischief 4th after he allegedly broke into a safe and stole money and jewelry from another Forestville resident.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say Jesse Borrello is accused of taking the stolen property valued at nearly $11,000 in July.  After a lengthy investigation, Borrello was located in Jamestown and more
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